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Old 03-29-2017, 08:43 AM   #1
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Old 03-29-2017, 10:54 AM   #2
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I also have never understood the hate inspired by Comic Sans. It is a tool. Not good or bad. It is the person that makes the wrong use of it that should be gently corrected (with a large hammer if necessary).

   
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Old 03-29-2017, 11:15 AM   #3
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Completely agree.

Now can we PLEASE get back to arguing about the Oxford comma?

   
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Should that be used if you also use Comic Sans? It seems like a clash of two worlds somehow.

   
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In that the Oxford Comma is also known as the Serial Comma, and since most comics are serial publications ... you see where I'm headed with this, yes? ;-)

   
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steve: you see where I'm headed with this, yes? ;-)
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I didn't realize that Papyrus was also considered bad. I have used Papyrus quite a bit. One of my fav fonts is Tekto which as an MM font is not really available any longer--I think you can buy the non/converted-MM but it's quite pricey (although I've not checked that in a long while). I did find a useable knockoff--can't remember where though...


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I had Tekto at one point. I thought maybe it was one of the Bitstream fonts provided with Corel products, but that was a similar one called Technical. A knockoff of Tekton (from Adobe as I recall)

   
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I doublechecked and I thought the Adobe MM is "Tekto" and the knockoff is "Tekton" but, by whatever name, I was using the MM version not the knockoff until I got Win7 and then I found the knockoff because the MM version wouldn't "create" itself...


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I use it all the time in Blue Mountain eCards since it has the emphasis and informality needed for birthday and other anniversary greetings.

   
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I like comic sans.

   
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